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bereaved

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adjective be·reaved \bi-ˈrēvd, bē-\

Simple Definition of bereaved

  • : sad because a family member or friend has recently died

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bereaved

  1. :  suffering the death of a loved one

Examples of bereaved in a sentence

  1. the bereaved parents of the victims

  2. <the grief of the bereaved parents seemed to be without limit>



1799

First Known Use of bereaved

1799


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bereaved

noun be·reaved

Definition of bereaved

plural

bereaved

  1. :  one who is bereaved



1815

First Known Use of bereaved

1815

Rhymes with bereaved



BEREAVED Defined for Kids

bereaved

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adjective be·reaved \bi-ˈrēvd\

Definition of bereaved for Students

  1. :  grieving over the death of a loved one <a bereaved widow>





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